Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Flinders, Mid North and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 2:41 pm Tuesday, 15 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms developing eastern SA with potential for damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall and large hail.

Weather Situation: A humid and unstable airmass is combining with an approaching upper level disturbance to produce severe thunderstorms today in the far northeast pastoral district. Thunderstorms are expected to be slow moving with heavy rainfall, and may produce damaging wind gusts and large hailstones. Thunderstorm activity is expected to increase throughout the afternoon and evening.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Leigh Creek, Hawker, Jamestown, Arkaroola, Peterborough and Olary.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Move cars under cover or away from trees.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.